Author: Diethics

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Diminishing the Appearance of Stretch Marks

Ladies, it’s almost that time of the year—bikini season. If you’re anything like me, you take this time of year with a grain of salt. Yes, I LOVE being on the beach, swimming and catching some rays, but there is one thing that I’m very self-conscious about—my stretch marks. I have them on my hips, stomach,...

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How to Ensure Quality Sleep

If you are managing to sleep the recommended hours a day, yet still wake up groggy and remain tired throughout the day, then it is time to take a look at the quality of your sleep. Getting the perfect amount of sleep doesn’t matter if you are not supporting your body efficiently through top quality sleep....

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Diabetes: What You Need to Know

You probably hear a lot about diabetes these days, with medical practitioners warning that much of the population is at risk for developing diabetes sometime during their life. Understanding what diabetes is, what causes it, what effects it has on your body, and what you can do to prevent it can help equip you to face...

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Dental Metals May Cause Illness

Dental metals are responsible for many illnesses. I personally know of people who have gone through colon, liver, and kidney cleanses, have ridden their body of parasites, have stopped consuming processed foods and soda, and have quit smoking cigarette; yet, they still get sick frequently. If you belong to this group of people, I suggest you...

Cruelty-Free Products for Your Mouth

Who doesn’t want to have an attractive smile, with great breath and pearly white teeth? There are thousands of products designed to help combat tooth decay, fight gingivitis, and keep our teeth as white as possible. Although many of these products are beneficial in fighting the good fight against tooth decay, not all of them are...

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Satisfaction : Getting Along With Co-Workers

Sometimes it can be difficult to get along with your co-workers. It happens to everyone. There are some people that it is just hard to get along with. Even if it’s like this at your office, you need to learn that you are going to be spending a lot of time at the office. You might...

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Health Benefits of Bottled Water

When it is a question of quenching your thirst, nothing does it better than a bottle clean, healthy, safe water. In the United States, bottled water is ranked the second most purchased beverage. Whenever you are looking forward to making healthy lifestyle changes, the major change you can make is to drink more water and avoid...

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Could a Lack of Teeth Brushing Increase Your Chance of Dementia?

While there are many debilitating diseases and conditions that can complicate an individual’s ability to lead a productive and positive life, dementia can be a particularly problematic condition. As many health experts know, dementia is a condition marked by the loss of cognitive ability in a person previously unimpaired by such complications. The cognitive loss resulting...

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Cooking for Oral Hygiene Health

We often think of cooking healthy recipes as a way to nourish our bodies, but recipes can also be used to maintain good oral hygiene. Putting the right foods into our bodies via tasty recipes is a great way to have healthy teeth. The health of our teeth can be maintained from within as well as...

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Few Food Allergy Facts

When it comes to food allergy, things aren’t what they seem. It’s a term often misunderstood and misrepresented, a catch-all for everything from anaphylaxis (a life-threatening reaction to a food) to minor food sensitivities which cause an upset stomach. In truth, food allergy is caused by the immune system reacting to food protein. It’s not the...

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5 Sports That Will Help You Keep Fit

Some may tell you to go to the gym; some may say to spend some time for an evening walk to build a healthy body. Most of us find it so hard investing our time doing these things to keep us fit. What if we see an easy solution with which we will not end up...

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Conceiving with the Help of an Ovulation Calendar

Are you currently trying to conceive? If you are anything like most couples who have decided to ditch the birth control and procreate, you can hardly wait for your positive pregnancy test. Many couples wonder why they are not pregnant yet after a few months of trying. Of course, there is no sure-fire recipe on how to...

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Composting at Home

I was almost arrested over my compost pile but an intervention was necessary. Banana peels, egg shells, corn husks, wilted lettuce and apple cores; the list goes on and on when it comes to the organic trash that our family used to throw out. I always felt a little guilty about it too; sure we didn’t...

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Coconut Water is a Healthy Choice for Everyone

Coconut water is one of the very best beverages you can drink that will keep plenty of electrolytes in your body. It is fabulous to drink after your exercise routine and is healthy for people of any age as long as there is no artificial coloring or additives. Many vitamins and nutrients can be found in...

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What Cyclists Can Do To Prevent and Treat IT Band Syndrome

Most people assume that iliotibial band (IT band) syndrome is something that only runners have to deal with. In reality, though, this condition can affect all types of athletes (as well as inactive people). Cyclists are among those who also deal with IT band syndrome on a regular basis. If you’re currently struggling with IT band...

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Clear Your Yard with Eco-Friendly Pest Control

If you’ve got a house and a yard, you know that it’s almost impossible to keep them totally free of annoying insects and other household pests without a lot of hard work or keeping your local pest control company on speed dial. However, traditional pest control relies largely on harsh chemicals to kill and repel insects,...